Period
to 24 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 21 46
Rank change year-on-year +15 +25 +68
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,022 1,082 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.39% 9.77% 5.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.87% 41.62% 34.98%
Number of salaries quoted 796 906 606
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,150 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,135 2,600 1,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.07% 23.48% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,598 1,979 1,601
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year - +8.91% +1.00%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure in the East of England.

Salary trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +15 447 £50,000 -4.76% 78
Cambridgeshire +16 255 £47,500 -5.00% 77
Bedfordshire +2 150 £51,250 -2.38% 21
Norfolk +7 65 £40,000 -33.33% 8
Suffolk 0 56 £55,000 - 14
Essex -8 49 £50,000 +25.00% 21
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2019, IT jobs citing Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Azure.

1 448 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 442 (43.25%) AWS
3 318 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
4 306 (29.94%) C#
5 301 (29.45%) .NET
6 295 (28.86%) SQL
7 278 (27.20%) Windows
8 258 (25.24%) SQL Server
9 230 (22.50%) DevOps
10 229 (22.41%) Active Directory
10 229 (22.41%) VMware
11 217 (21.23%) Office 365
12 177 (17.32%) JavaScript
13 170 (16.63%) Windows Server
14 167 (16.34%) Git (software)
15 156 (15.26%) Scrum
16 152 (14.87%) PowerShell
17 143 (13.99%) MVC
18 142 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
19 125 (12.23%) Linux
20 122 (11.94%) Retail
20 122 (11.94%) Hyper-V
21 118 (11.55%) AngularJS
21 118 (11.55%) ITIL
22 116 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
23 115 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
24 114 (11.15%) Web Services
24 114 (11.15%) DNS
25 112 (10.96%) Firewall
26 111 (10.86%) ASP.NET

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 74 (7.24%) MS Exchange
2 55 (5.38%) SharePoint
3 44 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 41 (4.01%) IIS
5 35 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 34 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (3.03%) nginx
8 30 (2.94%) Skype for Business
9 19 (1.86%) Apache
9 19 (1.86%) OpenStack
10 18 (1.76%) Confluence
11 11 (1.08%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.98%) CMS
12 10 (0.98%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.88%) JBoss
14 8 (0.78%) Apache Spark
14 8 (0.78%) NServiceBus
14 8 (0.78%) WordPress
15 7 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 7 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 36 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.098%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.098%) HipChat
6 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.27%) SAP ERP
3 12 (1.17%) Magento
4 7 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.39%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.29%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.20%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.098%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.098%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 442 (43.25%) AWS
2 217 (21.23%) Office 365
3 102 (9.98%) GCP
4 99 (9.69%) SaaS
5 74 (7.24%) Power Platform
6 66 (6.46%) PaaS
7 51 (4.99%) IaaS
8 40 (3.91%) Azure Active Directory
9 33 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
10 31 (3.03%) OneDrive
11 29 (2.84%) Azure Data Factory
12 22 (2.15%) Serverless
13 20 (1.96%) OpenShift
14 18 (1.76%) Dynamics 365
15 17 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
16 16 (1.57%) Mimecast
17 11 (1.08%) AWS IoT
18 9 (0.88%) Heroku
19 7 (0.68%) DigitalOcean
19 7 (0.68%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 114 (11.15%) DNS
2 112 (10.96%) Firewall
3 91 (8.90%) DHCP
4 84 (8.22%) TCP/IP
5 52 (5.09%) LAN
6 51 (4.99%) WAN
7 43 (4.21%) HTTP
8 40 (3.91%) VPN
9 36 (3.52%) VLAN
10 35 (3.42%) Skype
11 34 (3.33%) iSCSI
12 27 (2.64%) SSL
12 27 (2.64%) Wireless
13 25 (2.45%) SAN
14 23 (2.25%) BIG-IP
15 20 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (1.57%) OSPF
17 15 (1.47%) Internet
17 15 (1.47%) VRRP
18 13 (1.27%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (25.24%) SQL Server
2 75 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
3 74 (7.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (7.05%) Power BI
5 63 (6.16%) NoSQL
6 45 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 43 (4.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 41 (4.01%) Data Lake
9 40 (3.91%) MySQL
10 38 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
11 31 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 30 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
13 29 (2.84%) SQL Server 2016
14 26 (2.54%) Relational Database
15 24 (2.35%) MongoDB
16 23 (2.25%) Big Data
17 19 (1.86%) Redis
18 18 (1.76%) PowerPivot
19 14 (1.37%) OLAP
19 14 (1.37%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 167 (16.34%) Git (software)
2 71 (6.95%) Jenkins
3 63 (6.16%) JIRA
4 46 (4.50%) Selenium
5 44 (4.31%) Octopus Deploy
6 42 (4.11%) Visual Studio
7 32 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
8 30 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (2.25%) WebDriver
10 22 (2.15%) TeamCity
11 21 (2.05%) git-flow
11 21 (2.05%) SpecFlow
12 19 (1.86%) JMeter
12 19 (1.86%) NUnit
13 17 (1.66%) Subversion
14 14 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (1.37%) MSTest
15 13 (1.27%) Moq
16 12 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
17 11 (1.08%) Mercurial
General
1 122 (11.94%) Retail
2 99 (9.69%) Finance
3 18 (1.76%) Public Sector
4 17 (1.66%) Marketing
5 16 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.17%) Games
8 11 (1.08%) Legal
9 8 (0.78%) Banking
10 6 (0.59%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.59%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.49%) Advertising
11 5 (0.49%) Back Office
12 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.20%) Automotive
13 2 (0.20%) Housing Association
13 2 (0.20%) Local Government
14 1 (0.098%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.098%) Military
Job Titles
1 349 (34.15%) Developer
2 137 (13.41%) .NET Developer
3 106 (10.37%) Architect
4 96 (9.39%) Software Developer
5 93 (9.10%) C# Developer
6 90 (8.81%) Analyst
7 75 (7.34%) DevOps Engineer
8 68 (6.65%) Senior Developer
9 67 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 61 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 57 (5.58%) .NET Software Developer
12 45 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
13 44 (4.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 42 (4.11%) Azure Engineer
15 41 (4.01%) C# Software Developer
16 39 (3.82%) Cloud Engineer
17 38 (3.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 37 (3.62%) Full Stack Developer
19 34 (3.33%) Consultant
19 34 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (29.45%) .NET
2 118 (11.55%) AngularJS
3 114 (11.15%) Web Services
4 111 (10.86%) ASP.NET
5 108 (10.57%) CSS
6 103 (10.08%) React
7 102 (9.98%) ASP.NET Web API
8 93 (9.10%) HTML
9 75 (7.34%) .NET Core
9 75 (7.34%) .NET Framework
10 69 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (3.91%) Node.js
12 39 (3.82%) XML
13 38 (3.72%) Entity Framework
13 38 (3.72%) REST
14 33 (3.23%) JSON
15 30 (2.94%) RESTful
16 27 (2.64%) HTML5
17 26 (2.54%) Velocity
17 26 (2.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 116 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
3 42 (4.11%) User Experience
4 40 (3.91%) Hybrid Cloud
5 38 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
6 37 (3.62%) Replication
7 31 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (2.74%) Data Centre
9 25 (2.45%) Management Information System
10 22 (2.15%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.57%) Algorithms
12 14 (1.37%) PKI
13 12 (1.17%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.78%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.78%) Renewable Energy
15 6 (0.59%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.59%) Virtual Team
16 5 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
16 5 (0.49%) Smartphone
17 4 (0.39%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 278 (27.20%) Windows
2 170 (16.63%) Windows Server
3 125 (12.23%) Linux
4 72 (7.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (3.62%) CentOS
7 26 (2.54%) Ubuntu
7 26 (2.54%) Unix
8 24 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (1.96%) Windows 10
10 15 (1.47%) Android
11 14 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (1.27%) Solaris
13 12 (1.17%) SUSE
14 9 (0.88%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.49%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.39%) Debian
17 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.29%) MVS
18 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (22.50%) DevOps
3 156 (15.26%) Scrum
4 143 (13.99%) MVC
5 118 (11.55%) ITIL
6 115 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
7 111 (10.86%) Test Automation
8 109 (10.67%) Analytics
9 105 (10.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 94 (9.20%) TDD
11 92 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
12 89 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
13 87 (8.51%) E-Commerce
14 81 (7.93%) Microservices
15 80 (7.83%) OO
16 78 (7.63%) Mentoring
17 74 (7.24%) SDLC
18 66 (6.46%) Data Modelling
19 62 (6.07%) ETL
20 61 (5.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 306 (29.94%) C#
2 295 (28.86%) SQL
3 177 (17.32%) JavaScript
4 152 (14.87%) PowerShell
5 105 (10.27%) Python
6 96 (9.39%) Java
7 76 (7.44%) T-SQL
8 51 (4.99%) TypeScript
9 46 (4.50%) Bash Shell
10 39 (3.82%) PHP
11 27 (2.64%) Ruby
12 22 (2.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 21 (2.05%) C
14 20 (1.96%) VBScript
15 17 (1.66%) VBA
16 16 (1.57%) Perl
17 13 (1.27%) Go
17 13 (1.27%) PHP 5
17 13 (1.27%) PHP 7
17 13 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 91 (8.90%) Degree
2 63 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (4.31%) MCSE
4 41 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (3.62%) CCNA
7 31 (3.03%) MCSA
8 23 (2.25%) Security Cleared
9 17 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
10 14 (1.37%) SC Cleared
11 12 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (1.08%) CISSP
13 10 (0.98%) CompTIA Security+
13 10 (0.98%) ISEB
14 9 (0.88%) CCA
14 9 (0.88%) MCP
15 8 (0.78%) CCNP
15 8 (0.78%) DBS Check
15 8 (0.78%) SANS
16 7 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.28%) SLA
2 45 (4.40%) QA
3 34 (3.33%) PCI DSS
4 25 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (1.76%) Data Quality
6 13 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 13 (1.27%) GDPR
7 8 (0.78%) COBIT
8 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 229 (22.41%) Active Directory
2 142 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (11.94%) Hyper-V
4 104 (10.18%) Docker
5 28 (2.74%) vSphere
6 27 (2.64%) XenApp
7 16 (1.57%) VMware NSX
8 12 (1.17%) XenDesktop
9 11 (1.08%) Firmware
9 11 (1.08%) KVM
10 10 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.88%) DFS Replication
12 8 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.49%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 3 (0.29%) vCloud
14 3 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.098%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 80 (7.83%) Kubernetes
2 73 (7.14%) SCCM
3 57 (5.58%) Ansible
4 51 (4.99%) Terraform
5 38 (3.72%) Puppet
6 34 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (2.84%) Microsoft Intune
8 26 (2.54%) SCOM
9 20 (1.96%) SCOrch
10 17 (1.66%) Nagios
11 16 (1.57%) Docker Swarm
12 14 (1.37%) Kibana
12 14 (1.37%) Prometheus
12 14 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
13 13 (1.27%) Foglight
13 13 (1.27%) LiteSpeed
13 13 (1.27%) logstash
14 12 (1.17%) HAProxy
14 12 (1.17%) vRealize
14 12 (1.17%) yum
Vendors
1 448 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 229 (22.41%) VMware
3 86 (8.41%) Google
4 80 (7.83%) Cisco
5 69 (6.75%) Citrix
6 35 (3.42%) Oracle
7 33 (3.23%) NetApp
8 26 (2.54%) HP
8 26 (2.54%) SAP
9 25 (2.45%) Tableau
10 23 (2.25%) EMC
10 23 (2.25%) F5
11 21 (2.05%) IBM
12 18 (1.76%) Veeam
13 17 (1.66%) CommVault
13 17 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (1.57%) Palo Alto
15 15 (1.47%) Nimble Storage
16 14 (1.37%) Meraki
16 14 (1.37%) Symantec